Bennett Law Center
Published
November 10, 2023
Location
Groveland, Florida
Category
Job Type
Insurance
Yes

Description

COMPANY OVERVIEW:

At Bennett Law Center, we seek individuals with an unwavering belief in possibilities, echoing our conviction that: "With God, all things are possible."

Our purpose? Empower our clients— individuals, families, or businesses—to realize their version of the American Dream. "Bridges Over Barriers" isn't just a tagline for us; it's a guiding principle, reflecting our dedication to assisting clients in overcoming the challenges they face —be it citizenship, deportation defense, or building a successful business.

What sets us apart at Bennett Law Center?

We're a values-centric law firm. As part of our team, you'll be integral in championing:

  • Team Work
  • Strength in Diversity
  • Spirit of Generosity
  • Hopeful Determination
  • Excellence/Results
  • Self-Care

Apply today if you’re ready to use your skills to make a real impact and grow with us.

POSITION SUMMARY:

We’re seeking a diligent and hard-working Associate Attorney to be a crucial part of our mission to assist our clients in realizing their goals of becoming American citizens. To be the right individual for this role, it will be essential for you to safeguard the rights and aspirations of our clients. Your dedication to immigration law and immigrant rights advocacy will be paramount as you navigate the

complexities of motion practice, representing clients in pivotal moments—from removal and deportation proceedings to attending interviews with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. You will also be a vital advocate before institutions such as the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

We need someone who approaches challenges with positivity, eagerness to learn, and an unwavering commitment to the cause. In our firm, you'll find a team environment that rewards genuine skill and dedication— where you can focus solely on impactful work, free from the distractions of office politics.

Apply today to join us in our mission at Bennett Law Center.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Conduct efficient legal research using word processing and document databases; prepare strong defenses through meticulous evidence collection.
  • Strategize, draft, and file petitions/applications; communicate with clients about case processing and procedures.
  • Manage and update a substantial caseload, ensuring timely status reports.
  • Bring a robust understanding of non-immigrant and immigrant categories to enhance case outcomes.
  • Spearhead trial preparations: perform in-depth research, conduct client and witness interviews, and prepare legal briefs.
  • Represent clients in court before administrative agencies, interpreting relevant laws, rulings, and regulations.
  • Collaborate with team members on case strategy and foster a positive, cohesive firm culture.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be a member in good standing of a state bar (Florida preferred)
  • Proficiency in both English and Spanish is a prerequisite for this position.
  • Excellent legal research and writing skills
  • Occasional travel may be required
  • Prior immigration clinic/children & youth clinic/human rights clinic and similar experience is a plus

BENEFITS:

  • Paid time off, such as PTO, sick days, and vacation days
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement benefits or accounts
  • Relocation assistance
  • Workplace perks such as recreation activities, food and coffee, and flexible work schedules

Scheduling: This role entails working regular business hours with the flexibility to be available for overtime when necessary.